Article category: How to guides

Protect your domain names with auto-renew - bet Sony wish it had!

by Meg - 11.08.2014

A few weeks ago one of the biggest companies in the world lost one of their domain names. No way! Yes way, it can happen to the best of us, but how? Did it forget where it put it, not pay the bill, wrong contact details, or did it assume someone else was dealing with it? There's no excuse. It’s easy to set your domains to renew automatically and to validate your contact details, here's how...

Two-step verification available to our customers

by Meg - 08.08.2014

The safeguarding of your domain names and personal information is crucial, and with this in mind we’ve introduced a new security feature. Two-step verification (TSV) is an additional layer of protection that prevents unauthorised access to your accounts. Learn how to protect your accounts and slam the door in the face of hackers trying to hijack your domain names.

Changing your domain name - 301 redirects & the missing link!

by Meg - 23.05.2014

You've decided to change the name of your website. The reason why is irrelevant in this instance. With your new domain name registered, it's time to get it working with your existing website. In the back of your mind you know that there's something you need to do with redirecting links, but you have no clue what it is or how to do it. This post explains why you need redirects, what they do, and how to set them up...

What are the benefits of pre-ordering a domain name?

by Meg - 02.05.2014

To get your perfect domain name, DUH!!! Pre-ordering a domain name is like queuing to see your favourite band, it’s no guarantee but it gives you a fighting chance of being at the front - MOSH PIT!!! There are some rocking new domains, pre-order now or you'll be stuck at the back near the toilets.

4 essential tips for protecting your brand protection online

by Meg - 30.04.2014

Every week new gTLDs are being released. They have two launch phases before general release when they become available to everyone on a first come, first served basis. Jargon, mumbo jumbo, gobbledegook! Basically, if you’re a brand owner you have to protect your name. If you don't, others can grab it and do untold damage. Take a look at four essential tips for protecting your brand online...